Tag: Prakash Javadekar

Cabinet Clears Personal Data Protection Bill

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the much-anticipated Personal Data Protection Bill and the government will now introduce the bill in Parliament in the ongoing winter session. Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar, however, did not give any details of the bills to the media, saying details will be discussed first […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
international yoga day OTV gets national award
OTV To Be Conferred With Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Odisha Television Limited will be conferred with the Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS)-2019 in the category of Electronic Media -TV (Odia) for its valuable contribution in spreading the message of Yoga and commemoration of International Yoga Day. The award will be presented by Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar, at […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
OTV Honoured With Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman In New Delhi

Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman is an effort to recognize efforts towards spreading awareness on Yoga by media houses. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar presented the first International Yoga Day Media Awards. New Delhi: Odisha Television Limited (OTV) was today conferred with the Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS)-2019 in the category of Electronic Media -TV […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
HRD Minister on Hindi language in all schools
JNU Violence: I&B Minister Slams NYT For Report Claiming Attackers Raised 'Jai Shri Ram' Chants

New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday hit out at New York Times for a report in which the leading US daily claimed that the attackers at JNU had raised chants of “Jai Shri Ram”. In a dig at the newspaper, he said it seems the New York Times consists of the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
AAP Govt's Negligence Behind Delay In Hanging Of Nirbhaya Gangrape Convicts: Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday blamed AAP government’s “negligence” for the “delay” in the hanging of Nirbhaya gangrape case convicts, saying it took more than two and a half years for the Arvind Kejriwal dispensation to give notice to convicts after Supreme Court rejected their appeal against the death sentence in 2017. Senior party leader […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Cabinet Approves Amendments In Homeopathy Bill

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the changes proposed in the National Commission for Homeopathy Bill, 2019, for amending the Homeopathy Central Council (HCC) Act, 1973. Presently, the Bill is pending in the Rajya Sabha. The amendments will ensure the necessary regulatory reforms in homeopathy education and enable transparency and accountability for protecting […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
'Can Env Minister Come To SC, Explain Proposal To Introduce Non-Polluting Vehicles'

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed its keenness to interact with the Union Environment Minister to deal with the issue of gradual conversion of all public transport and government vehicles into electric vehicles (EVs) to curb air pollution. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde enquired from Additional Solicitor General A […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Wheat At Rs 2 Per Kg, Rice At Rs 3 Per Kg To Battle Covid-19 Lockdown: Union Cabinet To Spend Rs 1,80,000 Crore

New Delhi: To ensure sufficient supply during the Covid-19 lockdown, the government on Thursday decided to increase monthly quota of subsidized foodgrains by 2 kg to 7kg per person through ration shops for 80 crore beneficiaries. A decision in this regard was taken by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) headed by Prime Minister […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Coronavirus lockdown: Ramanand Sagar's 'Ramayan' makes comeback
Coronavirus lockdown: Ramanand Sagar's 'Ramayan' makes comeback on Doordarshan

New Delhi: On public demand, Doordarshan will be telecasting mythological series “Ramayan” from Saturday during the 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic informed Union minister of information and broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Friday. “Happy to announce that on public demand, we are starting retelecast of ‘Ramayana’ from tomorrow, Saturday March 28 […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Doordarshan To Review Programme Selection Process, Popularity Of Ramayan, Mahabharat Prompts Assess

New Delhi: The massive popularity of ‘Ramayan’ and ‘Mahabharat’ serials on Doordarshan has prompted the national broadcaster to review the way it picks its entertainment programmes so that people constantly prefer it over private channels, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has said. The Union minister said the current process, referred as L1 under which […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Indian Startups To Create Better Than Chinese Apps: Javadekar

New Delhi: Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar hailed the Modi government’s decision to ban 59 Chinese applications, connecting the move to ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. Taking to social media, Javadekar remarked, “The whole country has appreciated the decision of the @narendramodi govt to ban 59 Chinese Apps. This will give a fillip to Indian Startups […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Cabinet Approves ‘Mission Karmayogi' For Major Bureaucratic Reforms

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved ‘Mission Karmayogi’, dubbed as the biggest bureaucratic reform initiative, aimed at capacity building of government employees to make them more “creative, proactive, professional and technology-enabled”. The core guiding principles of the competency-driven programme will be to support a transition from rules based to roles based HR management […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Prakash Javadekar: Revolutionary NEP 2020 will double the Gross Enrolment Ratio in 10 Years

New Delhi: Terming the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 as a revolutionary reform of the 21st century, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday expressed confidence that India would double the Gross Enrolment Ratio within the next 10 years from about 25 percent at present. The wider geographical spread of higher education institutions, especially covering rural […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Prakash Javadekar To Review NCAP Progress On International Day Of Clean Air

New Delhi: On September 7, for the first time ever, the world will join together to Javadekar will also be reviewing the progress of the activities under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) during the course of the webinar on Monday. In what can be seen as India’s commitment to the cause, the webinar will […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Republic TV Editor-In-Chief Arnab Goswami Arrested By Mumbai Police
Reminds Of The Emergency: Top Leaders Slam Maharashtra Govt's 'Forceful' Arrest Of Arnab Goswami

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: Union Ministers and senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party strongly condemned the assault on Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and the subsequent arrest, and have cited the behaviour of the Maharashtra government and police as an attack on the freedom of Press, the fourth pillar of democracy. This morning, police barged […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021